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Corn

Domesticated over 10,000 years ago, corn is a warm-season grain plant vegetable that is abundant in the summer months.

Origin:

Central Mexico

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: SEEDS: Plant outdoors when danger of frost has passed.

Fall: SEEDS: Plant 15 weeks before first frost date.

Preferred Growing Climate: Sunny

Planting Depth: 1?-2?

Plant Spacing: 6-8?

Days to Germinate: 3-10 days

Days to Harvest: 50-100 days

In Season:

Summer ? beginning of Fall (June-October)

Pairs Well With:

Most vegetables and proteins

Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per

100 grams

Calories 86

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1.2 g?? 1%

Saturated fat 0.2 g ? 1%

Polyunsaturated fat 0.6 g

Monounsaturated fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 0 mg ? 0%

Sodium 15 mg ? 0%

Potassium 270 mg ? 7%

Total Carbohydrate 19 g ? 6%

Dietary fiber 2.7 g ? 10%

Sugar 3.2 g

Protein 3.2 g ? 6%

Vitamin A ? 0%????? Vitamin C ? 11%

Calcium ? 0%????? Iron ? 2%

Vitamin D ? 0%????? Vitamin B-6 ? 5%

Vitamin B-12 ? 0%????? Magnesium ? 9%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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